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Our most popular beer. 420 Extra Pale Ale is a tasty West Coast Style Pale Ale with a good hop feel to it and a crisp finish. First brewed on April 20th, 1997 this beer has developed quite the following in the Southeast. Drink em if you got em

Medals: 2002 Silver Medal - Great American Beer Festival; 1997-2003 Creative Loafing - Readers and Critic’s Choice - Best Local Beer; Silver Medal winner at the 1998 World Beer Cup; Voted top ten beers in Atlanta by the Atlanta Journal Constitution

Malts: 2 Row, Munich, Carastan 30-37

Hops: Centenial, Cascade

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
emgilg199 (3) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2001 does not count

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SteveGanio99 (2) - alpharetta, Georgia, USA - SEP 17, 2001 does not count
This beer must be quaffed on tap. It is very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndrewKoransky (30) - Salida, Colorado, USA - OCT 31, 2002
Nice local brew. I like the aromatic hoppy flavor and find it quite refreshing. Too bad it occasionally gives me a headache... maybe they are brewing this with Atlanta’s god awful municipal water?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SSSteve (3740) - - FEB 14, 2005
very refreshing. not much to the aroma but the taste is excellent. gold to amber in color. Seems to have a peach aftertaste. i really enjoyed this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bkpimpva (5) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2005 does not count
Great beer. If you volunteer at the brewery in ATL, you receive free beers for your work.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Funknmilla (677) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2007 Rotten eggs??....but in a good way she says.......so it has a wonderful pale amber color....fruity aroma.....bought it in Bryson City, NC....bought it for the name....loved it so much ...bought over a case...everyone who tried it back home dug it...and we are still diggin it....it is one of the most approachable roachable beers ever released into a bottle...:)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sallad (115) - USA - JAN 21, 2007
Deep gold with thick beige head, citrus hop aromas leaping out. Nice woody malt backbone holds up well against medium bitterness and grapefruit tang. Playful carbonation through medium-light body. Well balanced malt, hops and mouthfeel. Excellent pale ale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (3230) - Georgia, USA - FEB 18, 2007
Very nice! The warm, cloudy amber color proclaims it as a beer worth your time. Head is thick and creamy. Flavor is somewhat hoppy, without bitterness - not complex, but robust and pleasant. Smooth as fine silk, it is a very drinkable ale that would probably make a good introduction to craft brews for someone who is used to macro-brewed lagers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopslayer (9) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 10, 2007 does not count
Nice use of the hops, fairly great balance with the malt, excellent session beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
raradel (336) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 9, 2009
First off, what ever roder60 is drinking it aint the right beer ( danm the steelers too). This beer is great, drinkable, flavorful, complex, callled 420. If you don’t like this beer, you are not a good beer drinker. And it’s not just the sotherner in me, this brew has everything in balance, such is the subtle art of the Sweetwater brewers. Yall just try it!

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